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Listening to Consumers to Maintain Agriculture’s Social Licence
Today it seems everyone has an opinion about how food should be grown, writes Angela Lovell....
After-Effects of UK Floods: Preventing Lameness and Fluke
While some sheep have been lost in the Cumbrian floods, those that have coped with flooded grazing and saturated land face the prospect of real health problems over the coming year, Dan Griffiths of Paragon Veterinary Group told Neil Ryder....
Knee Meniscus Fixed Using Revolutionary Stem Cell Procedure
A revolutionary new procedure that uses 3-D printing and the body’s stem cells is helping to regenerate knee meniscus, a tissue lining that acts as a natural cushion between the femur and tibia....
When Should You Wean Lambs? Advice Before and After
Sheep farmers should make the decision to wean lambs based on ewe body condition, feed availability and lamb growth rates. ...
Bivalent Vaccine to Overcome Acquired Immunity in Pox and Peste des Petits Ruminants
In Africa, the Middle East and Asia, pox and peste des petits ruminants (PPR) have devastating effects on goat and sheep farms....
Tell Me About Starting a Llama or Alpaca Farm
Choosing to keep llamas or alpacas should not come before seeing how others in the industry to it first, say American advisers to people considering the animals in the US....

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